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There is no need to panic if you are the one who is living with high blood pressure. It doesn't mean your life is over. This just means it is a chance for you to start over and take new steps in caring for yourself.
If you have uncomplicated high blood pressure your quality of life can be improved due to the fact that you are taking better care of your body. Because you are limiting your salt intake, lowering your calorie consumption and losing weight.
Now you have a chance to taste some great tasting foods that were hidden behind the strong taste of salt. You are even feeling more attractive and healthier because you are happier and more confident.
Do read all the information available on high blood pressure within this website to help you make positive changes, while still living with high blood pressure.
Once diagnosed, you'll have questions. Like, can it be cured? How will it affect my life? Do I now have to eat tasteless foods? Do I have to take medications for the rest of my life?
All these are valid questions, but your life is far from over. You can still do your everyday tasks, but you need to make a couple of changes so that you can have a good quality of life that also include longevity.
You have to take steps in keeping your blood pressure under control to live a healthy life.
I have been diagnosed with high blood pressure for years and I'm fine and am enjoying life. Although high blood pressure can be a life-threatening condition and must be managed, restricting your life by avoiding strenuous exercise or stop eating out is not part of the plan. Here I am out with family and friends having a great time in Arizona.
You'll be prescribed a list of HBP medications that will be appropriate for your body type and told to monitor your blood pressure daily. The consequences of not treating your high blood pressure are far greater than the side effects of your medication.
Some of the consequences are a stroke with you paralyzed for life or having a heart attack and dying. My nephew died at the age of forty-two while bending down to put on his shoe.
Here are some things you can do now, that is within your control, to maintain optimal health and longevity:
With the lowering of your blood pressure, you may be able to escape the many complications of a heart attack, brain damage or kidney failure, that are all side effects of untreated high blood pressure.
You must make sure to always focus on your diet, daily supplements, medications, stick to an exercise program so that you can avoid complications that comes with having an elevated blood pressure.
Living with high blood pressure has made me more aware of any changes within my body, you too must get to know and listen to your body even more.
Be your own health warrior!! Lets talk soon.
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